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Hi, I'm Oscar, a historical linguist from the Netherlands who also likes to write about music, games, and history. Check out my longer blog posts and other writings on Sub Specie.

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Purity and Danger: An Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and Taboo
Mary Douglas
Signs: an Introduction to Semiotics
Thomas A. Sebeok, Marcel Danesi
Language and Space
Lynn Nadel, Mary A. Peterson, Paul Bloom

A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic

A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic - Geir T. Zoëga An indispensible companion to the study and translation of Old Norse literature and poetry. It is, of course, not as comprehensive as Cleasby & Vígfusson's dictionary, but much easier to find, easier to handle, and cheaper!